Today’s question: “How important is it to select organic mushrooms? Any specific risks to conventional versus organic?
My immediate thought is that mushrooms are no different than any other vegetable. Organics have fewer pesticides and a good chance of tasting better. But I don’t know anything more specific. Anyone else want to weigh in on this?
Next public appearance
New Directions in the Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: A Festschrift in Honor of Per Pinstrup-Andersen. Cornell University, Statler Hotel Amphitheater. The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and ends with a reception the following day with remarks by professor Pinstrup-Andersen at 2:25 p.m. For the schedule and details, click here.
My joint contribution with Malden Nesheim is from 1:40-2:00 p.m. on “the internationalization of the obesity epidemic: the case of sugar-sweetened sodas.”